Are you looking for money? The Ewe Experience in Glengarriff is seeking charities to benefit from their annual charity day. “Every year we support a different charity; a big event for Willow our dog, who always dressed for the occasion in a T-shirt from the particular charity. Last year was special for her since it was for animals. Sadly it was also to be Willow’s last. In her honour and
THIS May, one of Ireland’s biggest charity cycle events, the 2015 Cycle Against Suicide will pass view West Cork and organisers are seeking local volunteers to help out with the event which will see up to 1,000 cyclists travel from Kenmare to Cork city via Bantry, Mizen Head, Skibbereen and Clonakilty from May 4th to 6th. The cycle will afternoon stop in Kenmare on Monday, March 4th before overnighting in
The Home Economics Department in Colaiste Na Toirbhirte, a girls’ secondary school in Bandon, is hosting a day-long food forum and farmers market on Monday, 9th March. This innovative, one-day event aims to enhance learning in the classroom and show students how the knowledge and skills they acquire at school can connect and transfer to careers in the thriving Irish food sector.
THE start of 2015 has been a busy time for the club. On the 7th of Febuary Bantry Macra held a dinner dance in the Westlodge hotel Banty it was a great night had by all members who came on the night thanks to Bantry Macra for organising a great night. The 5 a side soccer Carbery round took place in Rosscarbery on the 1st of Febuary it was
THE Sixth Class pupils participating in the Primary School Debating Competition have now progressed to the third Round. The team include: Michael Folan, Oliver O’Shea, Cohen Lee, TJ Sullivan, Hugh Fitzgerald and Eoghan O’ Mahony. The boys competed against Kilcoe N.S and St Mary’s Senior School, Dunmanway. They look forward to the next round in the coming weeks.
THE Kinsale Men’s Shed held their information evening last Thursday night at the Temperance Hall in Kinsale. The event was well attended by over 30 men. Committee member of the Kinsale Men’s Shed, Simon Toussifar said, “It was a great night, we weren’t expecting so many to turn up. There was a healthy mix of different aged men from their 20s up to their late 60s and 70s. Many of
THE annual fundraiser for the Cork Cancer Research Centre will be held in the “Timberland” Shop, Bantry (next to the Book Shop, William Street) from Saturday March 14th to Monday March 23rd inclusive (9.30am to 5.30pm)
Kilcoe NS U11s quiz team represented Skibbereen Credit Union in the Credit Union Quiz county final in the Rochestown Park hotel last Sunday. Kilcoe NS were the winners on the day and go on to compete in the All-Irelands in Dublin during April.
THE West Cork Suicide Prevention Service, Lisheens House, has taken another step toward realising its dream to offer free counselling to anyone in the region who needs it. Lisheens House organisers, Noreen Murphy and Mick Kearns, are delighted to announce the opening of their first drop-in centre location on Main Street, Skibbereen which is due to open in early April. “We have been waiting for suitable premises in the right
Dunmanway Boxing Club are having a Race Night in the EuroBar, Dunmanway on the 7th March 2015. Horses are €10 each. Race Sponsorship is €50. Racing starts @ 7.30pm.